Historian on the Antidemocratic Reality of the Confederacy (video)Historians in the News
tags: Confederacy, monuments public history
The House is preparing to vote on removing Confederate statues from Capitol buildings, as the country grapples with monuments in local public spaces. Columbia University history professor Stephanie McCurry joined CBSN to discuss how the history of the Confederacy was rewritten over the years to obscure its oppressive and antidemocratic reality.
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